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Pork Leg Glazed with Chipotle

2h 20 mins
2h 5 mins
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Instead of ordering food, prepare that pork leg glazed with chipotle. It is a light recipe because it does not contain sugar, but substitute sugar that can be Stevia or Sucralose. At Christmas parties, please your family with this little recipe. This delicious pork leg glazed with chipotle is part of our healthy recipes that, besides being delicious, and will help you control your weight. Prepare this easy recipe and enjoy the flavor of orange with chipotle chiles.


12 portions
  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 3 cups orange juice, natural
  • 1/4 cups lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoons achiote
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon Orange zest
  • 1/2 cups Sugar substitute
  • 1 raja cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 pork leg, boneless
  • enough salt
  • enough black pepper
  • 6 garlic, roast
  • 1 tablespoon oil, to sear the leg


Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (392F).
Blend the chipotle chile with the orange juice, lemon juice, the cumin and achiote.
Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat, pour the previous preparation and add the orange zest, the sugar substitute, the cinnamon and the cloves. Cook until the sauce thickens. Stretch if necessary.
With the help of a knife, insert into the pork leg the roasted garlic, season with salt and pepper and tie up with thread so that it does not lose its shape. Bathe with the sauce, cover with aluminum foil.
In a pan over high heat with oil, seal the leg on all sides. Transfer to a refractory oven and bale with the sauce. Cover with aluminum foil.
Bake the pork leg for 2 hours and bathe constantly with the sauce to glaze. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Cut and serve slices dipped in the rest of the sauce. Accompany with mashed potatoes.


On a plate accompanied by mashed potatoes.


The leg or pork leg comes from the hind limb of the animal. You can find it with or without bone. With the help of a knife remove excess fat from the piece.

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Vianey Frutos Aguilera
05/11/2019 20:02:26
Campos Patricia
23/12/2018 10:54:30
Marisa Mont
13/12/2018 20:30:30
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